Definition of armrest
: a support for the arm
Recent Examples of armrest from the Web
All four doors had two bottle/beverage holders in the door pockets, while the front doors also had bi-level cubbies under the armrests.
Consequently, the cup holders are small and positioned awkwardly back toward the armrest.
The chair’s aluminum armrests jut out at 90 degrees, like miniature plane wings, and attach under the seat (rather than to the back, like most chairs) so that the person sitting can swing her legs to the side unrestricted.
For the rest of us, we'll still be stuck in coach, jostling with our neighbors over the armrests.
Its armrests have USB outlets and big, rotatable window switches.
The North Face sleeping bag fits neatly between front passenger seats, and functions as an armrest that is strapped atop an extra-large dividing console.
BCA agents testified that one bullet struck the car’s armrest, near where Reynolds was sitting.
Windshields, consoles, door panels and armrests will become places for displays, said Doug Harshbarger, division vice president of Corning’s Auto Glass Solutions.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'armrest.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of armrest
ARMREST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of armrest for English Language Learners
: the part of a seat in a car, an airplane, etc., that supports your arm
Learn More about armrest
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up armrest? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).